Monday, January 16, 2017

50 years of Aislin

Every Monday in 2017, the Montreal Gazette will feature an Aislin cartoon drawn over the past 50 years, with a backstory for each.

The second is a caricature of Jean Drapeau published in 1974.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Montrealers: A Story in Portraits

From the Montreal Gazette.

Place d’Armes (1941) Conrad Poirier / BANQ
This commemorative book shows Montrealers, from the beginnings of photography through to 1976, in images that capture the fragility of a moment, fleeting, yet frozen in time. Through hundreds of snapshots, this book reveals the face of an entire social world.  
Some photos are the work of masters of photography such as Robert Notman, Henri Cartier-Bresson, John Max, Alain Chagnon, Yousuf Karsh and many more. 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Realist Cartoons

The first-ever compilation of cartoons from The Realist --- the legendary, iconic, hugely-influential satirical magazine published by Paul Krassner has been published.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Two Years After Charlie, Cartoonists Are Still Persecuted

A message from Reporters Without Borders, Cartooning for Peace, CRNI, AAEC and Cartoon Movement.

© Joep Bertrams (Netherlands) - Cartooning for Peace

On the eve of the second anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Cartooning for Peace, Cartoon Movement and other press cartoonist associations pay tribute to all press cartoonists who defend media freedom by means of their cartoons.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Aislin celebrates 50 years of cartoons

Marian Scott in the Montreal Gazette.

Who can recall former Parti Québécois minister Louise Beaudoin without picturing her as a leather-clad dominatrix, complete with spurs, cattle prod and a Nazi cap?